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2nd Circuit hears Oneida Nation foreclosure case
Wednesday, November 7, 2007
Filed Under: Law | Trust

The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments on Tuesday in the Oneida Nation's foreclosure case.

Two counties say the tribe owes about $50 million in property taxes. But a federal judge said the counties can't foreclose on the land due to tribal sovereign immunity.

The tribe owns more than 17,000 acres in Oneida and Madison counties. The properties are within the boundaries of the historic Oneida Reservation but are not held in trust.

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that the tribe can't assert sovereignty on its properties without going through the land-into-trust process.

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is still considering the tribe's land-into-trust application. An official said a decision is pending in Washington, D.C.

Get the Story:
Counties seek quick Oneida land ruling (The Syracuse Post-Standard 11/7)
BIA official: No word on trust land (The Oneida Dispatch 11/6)

Foreclosure Court Decision:
Oneida Nation v. Oneida County (June 2, 2006)

Draft Environmental Impact Statement:
Oneida Nation of New York Conveyance of Lands Into Trust (November 2006)

Relevant Links:
Oneida Nation Trust - http://www.oneidanationtrust.com
Indian Nation Fee-to-Trust Land Acquisition Applications in New York State - http://www.dec.ny.gov/public/888.html
Oneida Nation, New York - http://www.oneida-nation.net

Sherrill v. Oneida Nation Decision:
Syllabus | Opinion [Ginsburg] | Concurrence [Souter] | Dissent [Stevens]

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New York urged to collect taxes on Oneida Nation (8/3)
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Land-into-trust next big move for Oneida Nation (6/15)
New York to appeal Oneida land claim decision (6/7)
Judge dismisses New York land-into-trust lawsuit (6/6)
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Editorial: Collaboration needed on Oneida land claim (5/30)
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